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anything and i gave him my info." the details the officer gave? an 8-year-old girl and her 5-year-old brother are playing outside when a man that looks like this convinces the brother to go back inside. police say he then took the girl around the building and sexually assaulted her. "we live right up here and apparently it was right around where we park our car so that is definitely a big concern. "anyone that would victimize a child like this is ab the worst offenders we have and this is absolutely the type of person we have all hands on deck and we use every resource to go after." every resource...to make sure this man doesn't attack another child. "we're with them, i'm sorry it happened to them, i can't even imagine what they're going through and i just know that persons gonna get caught, he's gonna pay. police told me they think everything happened very quickly... it was
was light outside... they think it was a combination of the girl escaping from the man and the man getting scared of getting caught so he walked off. he is described as a white male with a thin build and light brown hair or salt and peppered hair. he was last seen wearing black jeans and a blue shirt. again, they urge anyone that may know anything to please contact them immediately. they desperately want this dangerous man off the streets. the other big story today ... an attack leaves 9 students injured on the campus of the ohio state university.. and students in shock. "mike" / osu student says: "shaken up. i don't have a clear mind." officials at the university say the suspect - accused of carrying out the attack "on purpose" and shot and killed by police - was a student at the university. the suspect came into the united states as a somali refugee... and was granted status as a legal permanent resident. the suspect drove onto campus .. hitting some students
and began stabbing and slashing people with a butcher knife. stone says: "our officer was on scene in less than a minute, and he ended the situation in less than a minute." thomas says: "there were multiple injuries related to lacerations or cuts, most likely as chief said from the stab wounds... from the butcher knife. and then there were a number of people that had orthopedic and other soft tissue injuries related to being hit by the car." at this point police say they are still looking into motive. we can't help but th happened here... fox-5 looked into what u-n-l-v police are doing today and how they guard against any thrats on campus.... fox5's vince sapienza spoke to students and police about what steps they're taking to ensure safety on campus. he joins us now live from u-n-l-v adam..cyndi.... i spoke with police chief jose elique earlier... and he told me in his 16 years at the helm.. he has never had to deal with an active shooter or lockdown situation here on
but he says that doesn't mean he and his department are not prepared to handle such a situation.... he tells me its all about hoping for the best... and preparing for the worst.... i'm told u-n-l-v police go through at least a dozen seminars per year.. along with two active shooter simualtions per year... they tell me today they had several meetings to go over.. possible situations.. and review protocol... when their is an emergency.. dispatch will send out alerts to the cell phones of teachers and faculty... similar to what happened back in july when a false active shooter alert was distributed... u-n-l-v said even though it was a mistake... it proved to be positive.. by showing that in case of an emergency.. the system works.. "i never feel 100% protected or a 100% ready simply because of the unknown, you never know what you might have to confront, i am comfortable for after the fact to articulate we did
now i'm told their have been no threats made to the school.. in any copy cat fashion today.... and in regards to the alert system...if you have a school email.. you are included in the system already...... but it's not restircted t students and faculty.... if you would like to be on that alert list... you can do so online.. their is a link on our website... fox-5-vegas-dot- com.... from u-n-l-v.. i'm vince sapienza... fox-5 news.. .local.. las vegas.. vince, thank you. of course u-n-l-v police urge anyone near campus, not just students, to keep an open eye. and as always please if you see something... say something.
the fall chill has arrived with temperatures staying below average for most of the week ahead. the clouds moving through today are associated with a disturbance moving across our area tonight. showers will stay north and east of the las vegas valley, but it will turn breezy for your monday evening with 15 to 25 mph winds. overnight lows bottom out in the low 40s. skies clear out tuesday; we'll stay breezy with mostly sunny skies. hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday morning will start out with temperatures in the mid 30s around las vegas; our lowest temperatures so far this season. neighborhoods on the outskirts of the valley will be hovering around freezing for morning lows. high temperatures will be in the 50s. another system drops in friday bringing more clouds with gusty winds across the area. we look to stay dry at this point with highs in the low 50s on friday. look for more sun this weekend with temperatures
degrees. a 6-hour standoff a 6-hour standoff ended peacefully in the east valley. folks living in the area were allowed back into their homes around 2 this morning. metro says a 51- year-old man locked himself inside his parent's home near twain and boulder highway around 8 last night and refused to come out. the man finally surrendered to police around 2 a-m. more than a dozen nearby homes were ordered to evacuate during the barricade situation. a pahrump man is facing several charges after investigators say he threatened to blow up a business in nye county. deputies believe 'jeffrey vonalst' was high on meth when he walked into 'aztec secret and beauty' last month... with a propane tank and a lighter. witnesses say
kept trying to light it before deputies eventually got a hold of him. vonalst now faces bomb threat... assault and drug charges. tonight at six .. we'll hear fromt the nye county sheriff about this incident .. and a recent string of strage crimes in the county. a flight that was supposed to land in las vegas... instead was forced to make an emergency landing in albuquerque after the plane lost one of its engines, mid- flight... and now we are hearing from passengers. "the flight attendants were kinds scurrying around, so we knew there was something wrong. and then they came across the loud speaker and said there was an announcement that they had an issue with the right engine and they were going to be diverting to albuquerque. went through a little brief about what to do in the event of a crash landing. that was a little nervewrackign, and then we landed." "it was kinda scary, you know, you think that something's gonna happen when you've only got one engine. but captain said no problem so we put our faith in the captain and he did a great job." people on board
managed to stay calm. the flight landed safely at mccarran airport at 3:47 this morning, 5 hours later than its scheduled arrival. two nevada inmates were sent to the hospital after a huge fight in a prison camp outside elko. the state department of corrections say as many as seventy inmates may have been involved. police from surrounding areas helped stop the fight last night at the carlin conservation camp. no officers or guards were injured. the sheriff of elko county says the inmates were armed with weapons made of broom handles and towel racks. coming up .. president-elect donald trump's transition hits another speedbump.. "the meeting went very well ... was with him for about an hour." hear more from the people giving him advice .... and see who visited with him today at trump tower. plus ... dreams do come true ... if you bought a powerball ticket in tennessee last week... how much someone just won. and we hope you will take a drive through a holiday spectaular. glittering lights is back at the las vegas motor
you to challenge yourself.. and give students want you to challenge something up in order to help out our local veterans. it's a fundraiser through a facebook challenge-- called "my sacrifice for the day." the idea started as a school project and the students decided to bring it to life. donors would sacrifice one thing for the day like a gourmet coffee or a cocktail and then donate that money to a veterans charity. so far the go fund me page is about a-quarter of the way to its 2-thousand dollar goal. if you are interested in donating... ...you can find a link to the fundraising page on our website--
com. we've had black friday... and cyber monday... but tomorrow will be "giving tuesday." there are plenty of ways to support our local community during the holidays. the shade tree of las vegas is hosting its holiday donation drive right now. they are accepting new and gently used donations until december 12th. they say they need gift wrapping supplies, bath and body products, gloves, winter hats, sweaters and new unwrapped toys. donations can be dropped off at the address on your screen you can also donate to the the local l-g-b-t-q community. every dollar will go towards the program. giving-tuesday is meant to be a day to raise funds and awareness for your favorite non-profit. the skye canyon community is also joining in the spirit of giving back. skye canyon will be donating 100 bikes to the boy and girls clubs of southern nevada. the bike presentation will be tomorrow at 11 a-m at skye center. plus our second annual "take 5 to care" holiday food drive continues at vons and albertsons. fox 5 and our take5 to care
collecting food until the end of the year. you can drop off your non- perishable items in store or donate cash right at the register. now fox5 weather 24/7 the fall chill has arrived with temperatures staying below average for most of the week ahead. the clouds moving through today are associated with a disturbance moving across our area tonight. showers will stay north and east of the las vegas valley, but it will turn breezy for your monday evening with 15 to 25 mph winds. overnight lows bottom out in the low 40s. skies clear t stay breezy with mostly sunny skies. high temperatures hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday morning will start out with temperatures in the mid 30s around las vegas; our lowest temperatures so far this season. neighborhoods on the outskirts of the valley will be hovering around freezing for morning lows. high temperatures will
more high-profile names are meeting with our future president at trump tower... as administration takes shape and just as michigan becomes the final state to be called... a recount is threatening to throw the country back into political unrest. lauren blanchard, has more from washington. pence says: "it's going to be a busy week, get ready ..." vice-president- elect mike pence ... arriving at trump tower this morning ... as the public battle over who will be the next secretary of state continues ... general david petraus -- in the running for the position -- also meeting with mr. trump in new york
governor mitt romney ... who is also being considered ... will meet with trump again tomorrow ... this ... as many of his loyalists continue voicing their opposition towards romney's consideration .. despite the opposition ... allies of mr. trump say the decision will solely be his ... sununu says: "as kellyanne conway said, once the decision is made by donald trump, everyone will march behind him." and today ... just as michigan certifies mr. trump as the winner of its 16 electoral votes ... green party candidate jill stein still trying to launch a recount in that state ... along with pennsylvania and wisconsin ... republican strategists say the recount effort is just furthering the divide. sayegh says: "now hillary clinton -- who unfortunately is ending the chapter of her very long and historic candidacy on a very sad note." meantime, mr. trump alleging on twitter this weekend he would've won the popular vote ... if not for millions of people voting illegally. the white house
that claim. earnest says: "there has been no evidence produced to substantiate a claim like that." blanchard ((on-cam tag)) says: "the recount in wisconsin is expected to start this week ... however, recounts in michigan and pennsylvania have not been been approved as of this evening. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news" president-elect donald trump is going after the clinton campaign's decision to back recount attempts in three battleground states.. ..calling it a "scam." trump also called the push for the vote recount the work of quote "crybabies." in a tweet over the weekend .. he claimed voter fraud cost him the popular vote, despite any hard proof or evidence. trump won the electoral vote but hillary clinton had a nearly 2-million lead over trump in the popular vote. earlier today, michigan certified its votes giving the win to trump.. it's now the votes in wisconsin that are being questioned. the holidays will be very bright for one lucky powerball ticket holder. the winning ticket was sold in a small town in tennessee over the weekend!
be 421-million dollars richer... before taxes. but that person in tennessee won't be the only one walking away with big cash prize. another ticket, worth 2-million dollars for matching the first 5 numbers, was sold in north carolina... 1-million dollar tickets were also sold in pennsylvania and minnesota. ahead ... we check in at the box office.. find out if disney had enough ticket buyers to take the top spot with "moana". "and hey you guys i'm dave hall, my favorite nfl highlight of the weekend, it's somethign probably both john and ted are going to cringe at, it's good though. it's coming up next on what the hall. " grab your tennis shoes... and santa suit. thousands of santas are getting ready to hit the streets of downtown... for the the las vegas great santa run it is saturday december third. and you can join in the fun...
middle linebacker of the animal world... they're big... scary... and a little crazy. here we have a guy driving down a road in mozambique... when he rolls up on a hippo... hippo's aren't afraid of anything... so of course it charges and slams into the suv... while the poor guy inside soils himself... the hippo then tries to eat his car... thankfully the hippo quickly got bored and moved on... as for the car...it's seen better days... the hippo caved in the entire front end. apparently word spread throughout the animal kingdom that attki is fun... you think the hippo is scary... watch this bull. the big guy got loose and something about this car ticked him off... look at how powerful the bull is... he's lifting up a 2000 pound car like it's a chew toy... the people inside have to be terrified... this happened in spain... thankfully the bull did not attack any people... but once again... that car is toast. let's finish up with my favorite football play of the weekend... it involves the bears... and a butt.
is the chicago bears season... it's perfect... 1st we have the dropped touchdown pass... then the guy kicks the ball into the butt of a stadium worker... that one play is the only play you need to see from the 2016 bears... the hope... followed immediately by ineptitude and embarrassment... that stadium worker... like all bears fans left the game with a pain in their bleep. thanksgiving weekend kicked off the holiday movie season... and to no one's surprise, disney scored big at the box office.. the sci-fi flick "arrival" finished the weekend in fifth place, earning 11-point- three million dollars. "allied," starring brad pitt and marion cotillard
place, grossing 13-million dollars. "doctor strange" crossed the 200- million mark in domestic box office, taking in 13-point-four million dollars for third place. movie sounds "fantastic beasts and where to find them" had a strong second weekend with 45- point-one million dollars... but that was only good enough for second place. "maui -- out!" "no! stop! hey! you have to put back the heart!" " disney's latest animated adventure, "moana," sailed to victory in its opening weekend, earning 55-and-a- half million dollars. still ahead at four ... a closer look at what happened on the ohio state university campus this morning.. "i just saw people running. i didn't hear anything." we're going to hear from students and learn more about the young man police say was behind the attack. then .. why this flight out of miami
investigators are now looking into an attack - this morning - on the campus of ohio state university. officials at the university say the suspect - accused of carrying out the attack "on purpose" - was a student at the university. police shot and killed him. rob schmitt joins us now with the latest developments. just before ten a-m monday...a violent attack...on the campus of ohio state university... "mike" / osu student says: "shaken up. i don't have a clear mind." law enforcement sources tell fox news that a young somali man... intentionally drove a car into pedestrians... then got out with a knife and started stabbing people. stone says: "about 9:52am, a male suspect drove a vehicle over the curb..." stone says: "struck pedestrians, he exited vehicle and used a butcher knife to start cutting pedestrians" fortunately, police were in the area...due to an earlier gas leak. stone says: "our officer was on scene in less than a minute, and he ended the situation in less than a minute." moll says: "the officer engaged the suspect and shot
police say nine people were injured. thomas says: "none of the individuals appear to have life threatening injuries at this time." thomas says: "there were multiple injuries related to lacerations or cuts, most likely as chief said from the stab wounds... from the butcher knife. and then there were a number of people that had orthopedic and other soft tissue injuries related to being hit by the car initially." sources tell fox news the suspect came into the united states as a somali refugee... and was granted status as a legal permanent resident. earnest says: "this is a difficult situation and our thoughts and prayers are with the people of columbus and the community of -- of ohio state at this difficult time." earnest says: "fbi officials in columbus are assisting local authorities as they conduct this investigation." at this point police say they are still looking into motive... but, sources are identyfing the suspect as an eighteen-year-old named abdul artan. in new york, rob schmitt, fox news. at this point, investigators say they are not ruling anything out... as they continue looking into potential motives. they do say - based on security
only the single suspect in the car as it approached campus. and, again - university officials say the suspect was a student at the school. jury selection continued today in the trial of the white man accused of shooting and killing nine black church members during a bible study meeting in charleston last year. dylann roof will be his own attorney in the trial -- a judge approved the request this morning -- but called it an "unwise decision." last week... the judge found him competent to stand trial. roof's appointed attorney will be on hand at during the trial. the 22-year-old faces more than 30 federal hate crime charges. if he's convicted... he could face the death penalty. he also faces murder charges in the state court system. mixed reactions continued around the world today after the death of longtime cuban leader fidel castro... ((nats of celebration)) in most parts of the united states... the cuban community reacted with celebrations... but in cuba...
day period of mourning. some asian and european leaders praised castro for his socialist revolutions.... while other world leaders condemned his record on human rights. fidel castro's funeral is scheduled for december 4th... but it's still unclear which world leaders will attend. just across the atlantic ocean... while they mourn in cuba... in miami... they're celebrating in more ways than one. this time a milestone -- the first commercial flight direct to havana took off this morning from miami international airport. the 44-minute american airlines flight landed in havana around 8:30 local time. there have already been charter flights to other parts of cuba since september... but this was the first direct commericial flight to havana in more than 50 years. "it makes perfect sense for us to be the premiere gateway to cuba, not only because miami is the epicenter of cuban- americans, but the miami hub is the epicenter of our growth into the region and our largest international hub. " this morning's
than 140 people on board. and american airlines isn't the only one that started direct flights to havana this morning. jetblue also launched its first commercial flight to havana... but that flight took off from j-f-k. the other major u-s airlines are also expected to follow suit. "and you hear the crowd, letting their feeling known immediatly, on colin kaepernick, there was a huge story this wee about kaepernick wearing a fidel castro t- this was the scene at the miami dolphics football game over the weekend.. fans booed san francisco forty- niners quarterback colin kaepernick the moment he took the field yesterday. earlier in the week, the quarterback praised castro for investing in the communist island's education system and instituting universal health care. kaepernick went on to throw for almost three hundred yards and ran for over a hundred more ... but his team still lost to the
ready for another mess on the 2-15 tonight ... get ready for another mess on the 2-15 near the airport.. in 'ken's cone zone .. we'll show you what n-dot plans to do overnight that'll leave thousands of drivers looking for anouther route. but first ... was it beautiful art ... of an ice rink of horrors? the story of frozen fish in all the wrong places.. next. you're watching fox5 news at 4. local. las vegas
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but either way... japanese theme park, 'space world', has apologized for freezing 5- thousand fish in a skating rink... in the ice! the park was forced to close the attraction yesterday after public backlash. the special winter attraction was called "freezing port" -- and included fish, crabs and other shellfish, frozen into the ice. park officials now say they will remove the fish ... even hold a religious service for them ... and then reuse them as fertilizer. locally ... another major road closure is planned for tonight. fox 5's ken smith shows us what you need to know about the work being done overnight on the 2-15. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning
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there's much more ahead on fox5 news coming up at 5 o'clock.. a dog is tied up and shot to death in nye county. and police need your help to find out who did it. we'll show you have to say about the disturbing situation. and in light of this morning's dangerous situation on the ohio state university's campus-- our legal analyst bob massi talks about the univeristy's liability to injured students. plus laborers around the country are gearing up to fight for what they say they deserve. the protests going on nationwide-- and right here in the valley to raise minimum wage. a new study shows that rates of dementia and a new study
disease are dropping in the united states. dementia is a general term for a loss of memory or other mental abilities. not just misplacing your keys, either -- it's severe enough to interfere with daily life.a the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years. that's according to research published in the health and retirement study. 21-thousand people across the country took part in the survey. researchers collected data from them every two years, starting in 1992. among the findings -- dementia rates in people over age 65 have fallen from 11-point-six percent in 2000 ... to eight-point- eight percent in 2012. that's a decline of 24-percent!! and it translates to about one million fewer americans suffering from the condition. scientists think the decrease is a result of rising educational levels among americans' ... and better heart health. both are closely related to brain health. still, up to five million americans have dementia right now.. a number that is
the elderly population increases. this health and retirement study was partially funded by the national institutes of health and was published in the journal of the american medical association. the fall chill has arrived with temperatures staying below average for most of the week ahead. the clouds moving through today are associated with a disturbance moving across our area tonight. showers will stay north and east of the las vegas valley, but it will turn breezy for your monday evening with 15 to 25 mph winds. overnight lows bottom out in the low 40s. skies clear out tuesday; we'll stay breezy with mostly sunny skies. high temperatures hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday morning will start out with temperatures in the mid 30s around las vegas; our lowest temperatures so far this season. neighborhoods on the outskirts of the valley will be
freezing for morning lows. high temperatures will be in the 50s. another system drops in friday bringing more clouds with gusty winds across the area. we look to stay dry at this point with highs in the low 50s on friday. look for more sun this weekend with temperatures pushing closer to 60 degrees.
shelter pet from spending the holidays in a kennel... and you can do it for free! the animal foundation is waiving adoption fees for cyber monday. it's part of the "home for the paw-li-dayz" adoption special. zappos will be reimbursing the shelter for those waived fees. throughout the weekend there were more than 100 dogs and cats in need of a furr- ever home. all pets come spayed or neutered, up-to-
microchipped. the animal foundation is open till 7 tonight. for people working in offices across the country... it's been anything but a normal day. maybe a little bit more difficult to focus because... it's cyber monday. many people - including some of us - spent some time looking for deals and shopping online. here in the valley .. zappos is the largest online seller.. and as fox 5's mike doria shows us .. they were fully staffed today... ready to help. ((closed caption will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume))
that the cubs won the world series, we just thought it was right to make wrigley field." a big cubs fan and chef used his skills to relive the world series-- nearly a month after the cub's big win. gerald madero unveiled a gingerbread replica of wrigley field. it weighs more than 400 pounds and it's completely edible!... except for the players who are made out of legos. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 5
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attacks another child. a dog is tied up and shot to death in nye county. police need your help finding out who did it. and neighbors speak out on the disturbing siutation. this is fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas an attack leaves 9 students injured on the campus of ohio state university.. i'm cyndi lundeburg in for christine madella. and i'm adam herbets in for john huck. officials at the university say the suspect - accused of carrying out the attack "on purpose" was shot and killed police... and was a student at the university. the suspect came into the united states as a somali refugee... and was granted status as a legal permanent resident. the suspect drove onto campus .. hitting some students with his car ... then got out and began stabbing and slashing people with a butcher knife. stone says: "our officer was on scene in less than a minute, and he ended the situation in less than a minute." thomas says: "there
injuries related to lacerations or cuts, most likely as chief said from the stab wounds... from the butcher knife. and then there were a number of people that had orthopedic and other soft tissue injuries related to being hit by the car." at this point police say they are still trying to figure out a motive. here at home.. some people can't help but to think what if that happened here... fox-5 looked into what u-n-l-v police are doing today and how they guard against any similiar type events on campus.... and that's where we find fox-5's vince sapienza who spoke with students and police about what steps they're taking to ensure safety on campus.... adam..cyndi.... you know you see this stuff happen thousands of miles away... saying that won't happen here... but the ugly truth is that it very well could.... and that thought of "could" is what